The NCOD provides communication access, leadership opportunities, scholarships and direct communication classes for approximately 200 students who are deaf and hard of hearing each year. Registering with the National Center on Deafness allows students to receive services such as interpreting, speech-to-text transcription, note taking, tutoring and academic advisement. You can also check out the complete list of events and job opportunities available at the NCOD.
Gallaudet University is the world leader in liberal education and career development for deaf and hard of hearing students. The University enjoys an international reputation for its outstanding programs and for the quality of the research it conducts on the history, language, culture, and other topics related to deaf people.
The National Technical Institute for the Deaf is one of the nine colleges of Rochester Institute of Technology, a leading career-oriented, technological university recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's "Best College Values," and by The Princeton Review as one of the top 20 colleges nationwide for "Best Career Services." More than 15,000 undergraduate students from around the world, including more than 1,200 who are deaf or hard of hearing, come to campus every year to take advantage of the benefits of an RIT/NTID education, and because it's the right fit for them.
Interpreting students learn how to help Deaf and hearing people communicate with each other so that Deaf people can participate fully in society.
Fascinated by non-spoken language and communication that uses the whole body. You'll need discipline to achieve fluency in ASL and quick-thinking to interpret in real time. If you’re excited by the idea of bridging the gap between Deaf and hearing people, this could be the major for you.